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Cartouche

(kärto͞osh`), 1693–1721, nickname of Louis Dominique Bourguignon, French highwayman. His band terrorized the Paris area until his capture. He was broken on the wheel. Cartouche's daring exploits have been celebrated in stories, dramas, ballads, and popular prints.

Cartouche

A decorative ornamental tablet resembling a scroll of paper with the center either inscribed or left plain; but framed with an elaborate scroll-like carving.

Cartouche

 

an ornament in the shape of a shield or a partially unrolled scroll, on which a coat of arms, emblem, or inscription was placed. Carved or stucco cartouches decorated the main entrances of palaces. Cartouches also appeared on geographic maps, tombstones, and ancient documents. The ornament was widely used in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries.

REFERENCE

Hadergott, B. Die Kartusche…. Gottingen, 1955.

cartouche

[kar′tüsh]
(graphic arts)
A border or scroll that is decorative and executed with a pen or brush.

cartouche

1. An ornamental tablet often inscribed or decorated, and framed with elaborate scroll-like carving.
2. A modillion of curved form.
3. In Egyptian hieroglyphics and derivatives, a frame around the Pharaoh’s name.

cartouche

, cartouch
1. a carved or cast ornamental tablet or panel in the form of a scroll, sometimes having an inscription
2. an oblong figure enclosing characters expressing royal or divine names in Egyptian hieroglyphics
3. the paper case holding combustible materials in certain fireworks
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Embossing or cartouches also add identity and a quality image.
On the cartouches she sets the vulnerable nature in the spotlight, but there are subtle alterations to the familiar image.
33) A boundary agreement between Bologna and Ferrara conduded in 1579 (when the Galleria delle carte geografiche was already under construction) is hailed in special cartouches, and highlighted by a red border line, in the maps of the two districts.
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Fumeur regulier de narguile depuis 10 ans, Yoane Edery a pris peur en apprenant qu'il consommait l'equivalent d'une cartouche chaque jour.
The evidence came from the tomb of a pharaonic minister in the southern city of Luxor, inscribed with the cartouches of both pharaohs.
The six-story limestone mansion features copper-framed ocular windows, a bowed-stone balcony, and French doors with elaborate carved festoons and cartouches.
L'emploi de cartouches, de tirs de balles et de feux d'artifices pour menacer ou attaquer les installations seraient inadmissibles sur tous les plans, abstarction faite des divergences politiques, avait confirme le ministre de l'Interieur, qui a assure que les Egyptiens ne devraient en aucun cas payer les pots casses des divergences politiques.
After WWI, many surviving M91s had the original cartouches removed during refinishing.
Dates radiate outward in vaginal/lunar/Mayan-calendrical symbolic formation, sometimes accompanied by supersilly, Egyptoid hieroglyphic cartouches.
Le ministere de la Defense nationale a annonce dimanche que dans le cadre de l'operation militaire en cours au mont Salloum (gouvernorat de Kasserine), des patrouilles de l'armee nationale ont saisi un brelage comportant un deuxieme chargeur kalachnikov et 159 cartouches supplementaires.